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Q13 FOX News reporterU.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin held a town hall meeting Thursday at the University of Washington to discuss with young adults from the Pacific Northwest how best to prevent smoking among the young. “It’s hard,” Benjamin told...
PolitiCalProponents of the tobacco tax initiative Proposition 29 conceded defeat Friday after weeks holding out hope that the measure would eke out a victory as elections officials across California tallied an estimated 1 million uncounted ballots....
Blogging with Bill WhiteNew York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's proposal to fight obesity by putting a 16-ounce limit on the size of sugary drinks has stirred controversy. It goes to the heart of a legitimate question: To what lengths should our government go......
Those looking to lose weight, quit smoking or keep tabs on a malady have a lot of choices in the smartphone app stores. Choosing one that's beneficial is more of a problem. Science is still trying to catch up to the market for mobile health applications,...
Every woman will experience menopause, some in the normal course of aging and some before. It can bring on a host of symptoms in addition to hot flashes. But there are things that women can do, from improving their diet and exercising to finding the right...
Tags: Symptoms, Human Body, Breast Cancer, Heart Attack, Symptoms
Many people pick quitting smoking as their New Year's resolution. But if quitting smoking was easy, most smokers would have already done it. Tobacco is highly addictive and the process isn't easy, but quitting is possible for those who really are ready...
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday unveiled a group of graphic images and messages that will cover the top half of every cigarette package in the United States starting in fall 2012. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An...
Tags: Throat, Cancer, Margaret Hamburg, Human Body, Tobacco Products
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy may have a tougher time controlling their asthma than other kids do, a new study suggests. The findings, from a study of nearly 2,500 U.S. kids, add to evidence that prenatal...
CW33 NewsArlington City Council is considering expanding its current smoking ban to include all businesses. The city already enforces a smoking ban in restaurants, hospitals and hotels. The new proposal would eliminate indoor smoking at all businesses, as well as...
Tags: Business, Civil Laws, Crime, Law and Justice, Laws
Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate moms for who they are and all of the wonderful things they do. It is also a great time for moms to remember the important role they play in influencing the choices their kids make regarding tobacco use....
Looking at his athletic build, it's hard to believe that Rick Van Beek used to smoke two packs of cigarettes a day. The 39-year-old's life changed in 2008 when he saw his daughter, Maddy, in the Grand Rapids Marathon. Maddy came into the world 13...
Tags: Parkinson's Disease
The Frederick County Health Department offers the "Stop Smoking for Life" program. Participants in the program will gain an understanding of the unique challenges of nicotine addiction, learn to identify tobacco triggers, develop a quit plan, learn to...
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